Special Reports Relating to War Trade Board Investigations, 1917 - 1919

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Special Reports Relating to War Trade Board Investigations, 1917 - 1919

This series consists of reports of Secret Service agents on detail to the War Trade Board which relate to investigations of suspected infractions by firms and individuals of laws, regulations, and orders governing exports during World War I. Some of the companies investigated include companies owned by German Americans; Oscar Meyer; Bausch and Lomb; Pabst Brewing Company; Levi Strauss; and the Rudolph Wurlitzer Company. Included with the reports are related correspondence, telegrams, pamphlets, postcards, notes, lists, clippings, and a brown leather billfold (file "War Trade Board #83 "H""). A few documents are in Spanish and Swedish.

14 linear feet, and 1 artifact

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Strauss, Levi, 1829-1902

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Levi Strauss (b. Feb. 26, 1829, Buttenheim, Germany–d. Sept. 26, 1902, San Francisco, CA) was a German-American businessman who founded the first company to manufacture blue jeans. His firm of Levi Strauss & Co. began in 1853 in San Francisco, California....